Paul King presents working with databases in Groovy, covering datasets, GMongo, Neo4J, raw JDBC, Groovy-SQL, CRUD, Hibernate, caching, Spring Data technologies, etc.
Graeme Rocher presents the latest additions to Grails including a walk through of the features included Grails 2.3 and upcoming in Grails 3.0.
Zan Thrash introduces Spock, a Grails testing framework that includes mocking, parameterized tests and an extension API.
Ken Kousen covers the testing options for Grails applications including testing constraints, using mocks, generating test data, the available testing annotations, and more.
Bobby Warner discusses the pros and cons of the available options that Grails developers have for creating RESTful APIs.
Jeff Scott Brown presents some of the advanced features available in Grails 2 for web application development.
Jeff Scott Brown demoes creating a web application with Grails 2 using the command-line, GORM and Hibernate, GSP, and Spring Integration.
Guillaume Laforge introduces some of the new features in Groovy 2.1: better Invoke Dynamic, DSL-related annotation, grouping annotations, compiler customization.
Jeff Beck discusses 3 ways of dealing with a large number of Grails plug-ins: checked-in plugin directory, inline plugins, and custom repository
Clay McCoy discusses using Groovy’s metaprogramming capabilities and AWS SWF to deal with unreliable remote services, parallelization, scheduling critical timers, and server failures.
Joe Sondow presents how Netflix uses Asgard to deploy code updates and manage resources in the Amazon cloud.
Peter Ledbrook reviews how cloud computing, multiple data stores and multi-device client UI influence the creation of web applications in Grails.